Tag Archives: East Riding of Yorkshire

1379 Lay Subsidy Roll for Yorkshire

Part of the 1379 Lay Subsidy Roll for Yorkshire has been transcribed and made available on Genuki, including the list for Owston: http://tinyurl.com/7w3ej2n . There’s no index but it might be worth searching through the individual parishes to see if you can … Continue reading

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William Henry CUMPSTON poet

I am seeking a copy of the book  ‘Poems for the time’ by my relative William Henry Cumpston.  It was published in Montreal by Howard Printing House, 1915. You can read about him on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/william-henry-cumpston-hull/4533340023 If anyone has a copy … Continue reading

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William Henry CUMPSTON medals from Hull

I was delighted to hear from Robert Watt member of the Orders and Medals Research Society.  He possesses in his collection a Hull Seaman’s and General Orphan Asylum medal for  William Henry Cumpston.    William Henry was a gifted child who published poetry and went on … Continue reading

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Jack Cumpston THOMPSON of Hull

Published in the Hull Daily Mail on 9th February 2006 7th February 2006 THOMPSON.- Jack Cumpston. Passed away on 7th February 2006 aged 83 years. Dearly loved Husband of Joan, much loved Father of Gill, Son In-law Peter and adored Gramps of … Continue reading

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Hilda CUMPSTON of Hull

Published in the Hull Daily Mail on 15th August 2007 (Distributed in Beverley, Hull)   CUMPSTON.- Hilda (nee Johnson). Passed away peacefully on 10th August 2007 in Hull Royal Infirmary aged 91 years. Beloved Wife of the late Joe and Ken … Continue reading

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Jane Foster CUMPSTONE born c. 1825

Today I found an unusual record for (1/2/2) Jane Foster  CUMPSTONE age 14 b. c 1825  who appeared before the Lyndsey Sessions in Lincolnshire at Kirton on 5th July 1839 charged with larceny.  It described her  ‘ degree of instruction’ as  ‘Imp’ She … Continue reading

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CUMPSTONE – Howden deeds

My colleague Janet Higman kindly found two deed entries for me from the Freehold Deeds of Howden and District 1736-1895 from the East Yorkshire Family History Society. They refer to the Rev. George CUMPSTONE of Howden, Clerk and John CUMPSTONE of Howden surgeoun and apothecary.  You can … Continue reading

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My CUMPSTON family history book

I’m receiving regular requests for details of my latest book – The Cumpstons of Hull, master mariners and their families.  Published in December 2010 it was launched at the CUMPSTON family reunion in Canberra, Australia in January 2011.  It can … Continue reading

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